MMVA’s 2015 Full List of Nominees

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The 2015 MMVA’s (Much Music Video Awards) are set to hit the air on Sunday, June 21 on MUCH. The following represents the full list of nominees for awards in this year’s installment of the MMVA’s.

Video of the Year:

Kiesza – Giant in my Heart
Arcard Fire – We Exist
Majid Jordan – Her
Grimes ft. Blood Diamond – GO
The Weeknd – Often

Best Pop Video:

Shawn Mendes – Something Big
Lights – Running With the Boys
The Weeknd – Earned It
Hedley – Heaven in Our Headlights
Scott Helman – Bungalow

Rock/Alternative:

Arcade Fire – We Exist
NickelbackEdge of a Revolution
Death From Above 1979 – Virgins
Arkells – Leather Jacket
July Talk – Summer Dress

Best Director:

Arcade Fire – We Exist
Director: David Wilson
Record Company: Sonovox, Universal Music Canada

Majid Jordan – Her
Director: Common Good
Record Company:  Warner Music

Grandtheft & Keys N Krates – Keep It 100
Director: Ohji
Record Company: Mad Decent

The Weeknd – Often
Director: Sam Pilling
Record Company: The Weeknd XO Inc., Universal Music Canada

Grimes ft. Blood Diamonds – GO
Directors: Claire & Matt Boucher
Record Company: Crystal Math/Mythryl

Best EDM/Dance Video:

Grandtheft & Keys N Krates – Keep It 100
Grimes ft. Blood Diamonds – GO
Zeds Dead f. Twin Shadow & D’Angelo Lacy – Lost You
Mia Martina f. Waka Flocka – Beast
Torro Torro – Ca$hville

Best Hip Hop Video:

SonReal – Preach
Naturally Born Strangers No One Knows My Struggle
Tony Lanez – Henny in Hand
P. Reign ft. Drake & Future – DnF
John River – Hope City II

Zeds Dead f. Twin Shadow & D’Angelo Lacy – Lost You
Grandtheft & Keys N Krates – Keep It 100
Mia Martina f. Waka Flocka – Beast

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This marks the essentially halfway point for the 2015 MMVA’s full list of nominees. There are still six more categories to go in this year’s MMVA’s.

Best Post-Production:

Young Wolf Hatchlings – You Lovely You
Directors: John Huang
Record Company: Universal Music Canada
Post Production House: Castle City Creative

SonReal – For the Town
Directors: Peter Huang
Record Company: Black Box Recordings
Post Production House
– Wingman VFX, Trevor Corrigan
Zeds Dead f. Twin Shadow and D’Angelo – Lost You
Directors: Grandson & Son
Record Company: Zeds Dead inc., Ultra Music
Post Production House: we are 1188, Grandson & Sons

Walk Off The Earth – Rule the World
Directors: John Poliquin
Record Company: Sony Music
Post Production House: John Poliquin, Jarett Sitter, NBTV Studios

Grimes ft. Blood Diamonds – GO
Directors: Claire Boucher and Mac Boucher
Record Company: Crystal Math/ Mythryl
Post Production House: Claire Boucher

Best MuchFACT Video:

Majid Jordan – Forever
Grandtheft & Keys N Krates – Keep It 100
Lights Running With the Boy
Death From Above 1979 – Virgins
Torro Torro – Ca$hville

Most Buzzworthy International Artist or Group:

Jason Derulo – Want to Want Me
Fall Out Boy – Centuries
Iggy AzaleaBlack Widow
Sia – Chandelier
Ed SheeranThinking Out Loud

Best International Artist:

Taylor Swift – Blank Space
Sam Smith – I’m Not the Only One
Sia – Chandelier
Nick Jonas – Jealous
Rihanna – FourFiveSeconds

Most Buzzworthy Canadian:

Shawn Mendes – Life of the Party
Justin Bieber – Confident
The Weeknd – Earned It
Kiesza – Sound of a Woman
Drake – Worst Behavior

These 11 categories represent the entirety of the 2015 MMVA’s full list of nominees. The competition is surely stacked, and it is anyone’s guess who will win in some of the more tough categories, such as Best International Artist in this year’s MMVA’s.

By Chanel van der Woodsen

Sources:

MuchMusic – MMVA Nominees
VanCity Buzz – MMVAs 2015 set to feature international stars and homegrown talent

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